Canine Anatomy, A Systemic Study, 4e provides introductory anatomical information on the dog and cat for the first year veterinary student. Completely unique in the literature for its organization by system, this text guides students in the systemic dissection of non-embalmed canine carcasses. To achieve diversity in student dissection and to enhance learning, specific dissection instructions have been omitted. The author introduces directional and structural terminology gradually and sequentially. Anatomical terms introduced for the first time in the text, or emphasized in a particular chapter, are highlighted. Information on these words may include their singular and plural spellings, pronunciation and meaning. A unique and invaluable reference for students and faculty in class and in the lab, Canine Anatomy, A Systemic Study, 4e also includes an accompanying CD-ROM that: TopTable of Contents: Preface. Unit I: Introduction. Chapter 1. Directional Terminology. Unit II: Superficial Morphology. Chapter 2. The Common Integument. Chapter 3. Fascia. Unit III: Musculoskeletal System. Chapter 4. Thoracic Limb. Chapter 5. Pelvic Limb. Chapter 6. Head. Chapter 7. Trunk. Chapter 8. Biomechanics. Unit IV: Respiratory System. Chapter 9. Rostral Portion. Chapter 10. Caudal Portion. Unit V: Digestive System. Chapter 11. Rostral Portion. Chapter 12. Caudal Portion. Unit VI: Urogenital System. Chapter 13. Female Reproductive System. Chapter 14. Male Reproductive System. Unit VII: Cardiovascular System. Chapter 15. Heart and Pericardium. Chapter 16. Trunk Vessels. Chapter 17. Thoracic Limb. Chapter 18. Pelvic Limb. Chapter 19. Pelvis and Tail. Chapter 20. Head. Chapter 21. Viscera. Unit VIII: Lymphoreticular System. Chapter 22. Lymphatic System. Unit IX: Peripheral Nervous System. Chapter 23. Introduction. Chapter 24. Thoracic Limb. Chapter 25. Pelvic Limb. Chapter 26. Head. Chapter 27. Trunk. Chapter 28. Viscera. Index.